California Baptist University (CBU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Nursing.
About the University: Founded in 1950, California Baptist University is a private comprehensive institution located in Riverside, California. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), CBU offers 76 majors and 31 graduate degree programs in addition to three doctoral degrees. Affiliated with California Southern Baptist Convention, CBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities and the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities. For more information about the university, visit this page https://calbaptist.edu/about/
About the College of Nursing: CBU’s College of Nursing (CON) enjoys a reputation for preparing high quality nurses and nurse leaders. The College of Nursing has a student body of over 750 students and is one of 10 schools and colleges within the university. With strong growth in student numbers and program offerings, the CON consists of 35 full time faculty and 11 support staff.
Position Description: The Dean of the College of Nursing is the chief academic officer and the administrative head of the school. The Dean holds academic rank and is charged with the administration, academic leadership, and supervision of the operation of the school through its instructional programs, research, publications, and service activities. This administrator must be a visionary who has the ability and energy to realize a vision.
The Dean reports directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves on the Provost’s Council.
Required qualifications include 1) A demonstrated mature Christian faith aligned with CBU’s foundation as a Christian institution committed to the Great Commission, 2) an earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution in a field related to the work of the CON, 3) progressive administrative experience in higher education, 4) knowledge of the nursing profession, 5) an outstanding record of leadership and service to the community, and 7) an outstanding record of academic activities including university teaching, research, external funding, and service.